It is known as dry fruit that one which in its natural composition (without human manipulation) contains less than 50% of water.
Nuts are one of the most complete foods, they are energetic and rich in minerals and nutrients such as vitamin A, E, B vitamins, Omega-3 fatty acids, minerals such as zinc, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, Copper, iron, among others.
They are high in fiber content, trace elements and antioxidants, and have a unique composition that puts them at one of the highest levels in healthy and preventive diet of cardiovascular diseases and those related to the deterioration of age.
Due to its high concentration of nutrients, its fiber content and vegetable proteins, nuts are allied with good cardiovascular health, since its healthy fats as well as its high potassium content, protects our blood vessels, helps reduce blood pressure and Lowering bad cholesterol while increasing good blood cholesterol.
They also have lots of antioxidants and potent free radical neutralizers beyond their vitamin E that protects cells from oxidation and aging. On the other hand, they have important nutrients for sportsmen, because their minerals help the neuromuscular functioning while offering calories derived from good nutrients.